was once the summer capital of the princlely state of
Patalia. Today the old palace is a
luxurious hotel. Chail is 45 km by bus from Shimla via Kufri,
or you can reach it via Kandaghat on the Shimla to Kalka
road or narrow gauge railway line.
at an altitude of 2150 metres is build on three hills one of
which is topped by the Chail Palace, and one by the ancient
has lovely walks and trails that meander through the dense
pine forests-the home of barking deer, wild boar pheasant
and a variety of birds.It has got the highest cricket pitch
in the world.The Chail Palace Hotel is a class one with
rooms and suites of maharaja nad maharani class.The Himneel
Hotel is a bit cheaper.
This deary town is between Kalka and Shimla, on both the
railway line and the road. Its best known as the home of
Golden Eagle beer, the Mohan Meakin Brewery is about four km
from the town along the road to Shimla.